What’s To Lose from a Corporate Tax Hike?

The Biden administration's proposed $2 trillion infrastructure bill is expected to be funded in part by an increased corporate tax rate. But changes of that magnitude always carry consequences, says Maryland Smith's Michael Faulkender, and the impact of these policies could be felt years down the road.

Michael Faulkender’s career in finance has been a pursuit of answers to age-old questions: Why are economic decisions made the way they are and how we can make them better?

The longtime Maryland Smith finance professor has dedicated his educational and professional career to searching for those answers.

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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty master's, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

Center for Global Business Hosts Fintech Discussion

The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and the U.S. Department of Commerce welcomed the Chief Fintech Officer of Singapore’s Monetary Authority, Sopnendu Mohanty on April 23, 2018 to discuss trending issues in fintech and blockchain technologies while focusing on the U.S. approach to fintech opportunities in the Indo-Pacific region.

Professor Michael Faulkender Nominated for Treasury Post

Michael Faulkender, professor of finance and associate dean of masters programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, was selected by President Trump on March 19, 2018, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy.  In this role, Faulkender will advise the Secretary of the Treasury and the administration on economic developments in the U.S. and world economies and assisting in the determination of appropriate economic policies.

New Specialty Master's Class Diverse in Many Ways

More than 550 specialty master's, including Master of Science, students representing 21 countries came together recently for orientation activities at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

EMBA Cohort 16 Crosses the Stage

July 29, 2017 - The sun peeked out of the clouds, heralding the end of a long, heavy rain just as Executive MBA graduates from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business marked the culmination of a challenging, transformative journey. During his commencement address, Associate Dean Mike Faulkender pointed out what an enriching experience this was, not only for the EMBA graduates, but for faculty as well.

UMD’s Smith School to Offer STEM-Certified Finance Degree

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (July 10, 2017) — Finance students looking for “jobs of the future” will have a new degree option at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Starting in fall 2017, the school will launch the first STEM-certified Master of Quantitative Finance program in the Washington, D.C., region.

Why Getting an MBA Is 'Always a Good Idea'

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – Considering getting an MBA? It might be the best investment you ever make, says Michael Faulkender, associate dean for master's programs and professor of finance at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Trump’s Tax Reform Plan Under the Microscope

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — How will President Donald Trump's proposed tax plan affect your household? Today in Smith Brain Trust, Albert "Pete" Kyle, Charles E.

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